Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Support Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 177 196
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £155 £211 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.63% +40.83% -18.92%
10th Percentile £115 £186 £90
90th Percentile £226 £326 £266
England median daily rate £155 £150 £160
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.75 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.57% +16.67% +36.36%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year -8.57% +17.65% +8.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,739 4,119 5,399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 97.03% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,158 2,700 3,515
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 126 187
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.63 £14.10 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.82% +1.33% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.55
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 6 £150 - 2
North Yorkshire +2 5 £155 -26.63% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £338 -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Lotus
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
6 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) CAD
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CCTV
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) CAD
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) CCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) SCSM
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Trend Micro
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL